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Arms and the Girl   

 
46th Street Theatre , (2/02/1950 - 5/27/1950)
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Opening Date:Feb 02, 1950   
Closing Date:May 27, 1950 Total Performances:134

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: Ridgefield, Conn.


Production Staff
Produced by The Theatre Guild; Produced in association with Anthony Brady Farrell
Music by Morton Gould; Lyrics by Dorothy Fields; Book by Herbert Fields, Dorothy Fields and Rouben Mamoulian; Based on the play "The Pursuit of Happiness" by Lawrence Langner and Armina Marshall; Music orchestrated by Morton Gould and Philip J. Lang
Directed by Rouben Mamoulian; Choreographed by Michael Kidd; Production Supervised by Lawrence Langner and Theresa Helburn
Scenic Design by Horace Armistead; Costume Design by Audré
Stage Manager: John Cornell and Herman Magidson
Conducted by Frederick Dvonch
Cast
Florenz Ames Capt. Aaron Kirkland
Howard Andreola Singer
Andy Aprea Son of Liberty
Singer
Seth Arnold Thad Jennings
Pearl Bailey Connecticut
Edmund Balin Dancer
Mimi Cabanne Abigail
Singer
Joseph Caruso Matthew
Singer
Lulu Belle Clarke Comfort Kirkland
John Conte Col. Mortimer Sherwood
Cliff Dunstan General Lucius Curtis
Nanette Fabray Jo Kirkland
Barbara Ferguson Dancer
Paul Fitzpatrick John
Peter Gennaro Dancer
Annabelle Gold Dancer
Georges Guétary Franz
Sterling Hall Ben
Singer
Maria Harriton Dancer
Eda Heinemann Prudence Kirkland
Katherine Henning Singer
William Inglis Dancer
Robert Josias Dancer
Joan Keenan Betsy
Singer
William J. McCarthy Town Crier
Barbara McCutcheon Dancer
Peter Miceli A Militiaman
Singer
Jerry Miller Drummer
Patricia Muller Dancer
Dan O'Brien Aide to General Curtis
Singer
Mary O'Fallon Singer
Frederick Olsson Singer
Arthur Partington Dancer
Robert Rippy Aide to General Curtis
Singer
Shirley Robbins Singer
Philip Rodd David
Patricia Rogers Singer
Helen Stanton Singer
Bettina Thayer Singer
Donald Thrall Singer
William Thunhurst Singer
Arthur Vinton General George Washington
Norman Weise Sergeant
Singer
Marc West Dancer
Onna White Dancer
Fern Whitney Dancer
Lou Yetter Dancer
Victor Young Son of Liberty
Singer
music by Morton Gould; lyrics by Dorothy Fields
ACT 1Sung By
A Girl with a Flame Jo Kirkland
That's What I Told Him Last Night Capt. Aaron Kirkland and Girls
I Like It Here Franz
That's My Fella Jo Kirkland
A Cow and a Plough and a Frau Franz
Nothin' for Nothin' Connecticut
He Will Tonight Jo Kirkland and Girls
Don't Talk Col. Mortimer Sherwood
Plantation in Philadelphia Jo Kirkland, Franz, Connecticut, Col. Mortimer Sherwood and Company
You Kissed Me Jo Kirkland
ACT 2Sung By
Don't Talk (Reprise)Col. Mortimer Sherwood
I'll Never Learn Jo Kirkland and Franz
There Must Be Something Better Than Love Connecticut
She's Exciting Franz
Mister Washington! Uncle George! Boys and Girls
A Cow and a Plough and a Frau (Reprise)Jo Kirkland and Franz